The Food of Malaysia

62 Delicious Recipes from the Crossroads of Asia

Tuttle Publishing
Wendy Hutton, photographs by Luca Invernizzi Tettoni
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Your all-in-one guide to authentic Malaysian flavors and recipes!

Malaysian cuisine is an exciting blend of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Eurasian, and Nonya cooking. Author Wendy Hutton presents you with authentic recipes for all the most popular Malaysian dishes, from soups and salads to rice and noodle dishes. The book also features sumptuous colour photos taken on location in Malaysia by Luca Invernizzi Tettoni, one of Asia's top photographers.

The 62 recipes include:

  • Chicken Curry Puffs
  • Nonya Prawn Salad with Sweet Spicy Dressing
  • Chilli Eggplant with Basil
  • Spicy Kelantanese Barbecued Chicken
  • Black Pepper Crab
  • Pancakes with Sweet Coconut Filling
  • And many more!

In addition to unforgettable recipes, the book introduces you to the nation's diverse culinary traditions and the unique ingredients that make this cuisine so exciting. The Food of Malaysia's 62 easy-to-follow recipes include detailed descriptions of cooking methods, enabling you to reproduce the delicious flavors of Malaysia in your own kitchen!

Contributor Bio

Wendy Hutton (1940-2018) worked in Asia as a writer and editor for many years, specializing in travel and cuisine. She was particularly interested in the cuisines of South and Southeast Asia and published many books on the foods of Singapore, Thailand, and Bali, including Southeast Asia's Best Recipes.

Luca Invernizzi Tettoni (1949-2013) was a photographer who lived and worked in Asia for four decades. He specialized in books on aspects of Asian art, culture, history, and nature, and is well-known for his photographs in books like Thai Style,The Tropical House and Decorating with Flowers.